Process Engineer Intern

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Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61997


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Scope of Position:

Working under the supervision of an engineer. Become familiar with fiber manufacturing equipment, documentation, and processes. Provide mechanical or electrical/controls solutions to equipment or process challenges. Analyze data and present conclusions. Troubleshoot processes and identify solutions.



  • Identify process/equipment and procedural opportunities to improve performance
  • Develop fundamental understanding
  • Work with vendors to identify potential component upgrades
  • Document and train members of engineering and operations on solutions or project findings


Required Skills:

  • At a minimum, currently enrolled as a sophomore pursuing a pursuing an Undergraduate degree or higher in Mechanical, Electrical or related engineering field
  • “Hands on” experience solving problems
  • Ability to interpret mechanical or electrical schematics
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Self –driven and results-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information


Desired Skills:

  • Prior internship experience in manufacturing
  • AutoCAD inventor / 3D design experience


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  


​The range for this position is $1,519.00 - $3,074.00 biweekly.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is prescribed based on geographic location, nature of position, and year in school.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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